January 18, 2013

Parippu Vada / Masal vada / Bengal gram(Split) Fritters

              No words to explain the taste of this lovely fried item. The aroma that fills your home while making parippu vada lets your neighbor tempting to taste. This is a deep fried item. The most popular vada you see in any Tea-shop in Tamilnadu/Kerala. With a cup of chai nothing tastes better than a parippu vada kadi :).






Ingredients:

Kadala parippu / Bengal gram(split)      -     1-1/2 cups + 2 tablespoon
Onion(Finely chopped)                        -     1 cup
Green chilli(Our little finger size)          -      2 to 3 no's(finely chopped)
Curry leaves                                     -      10 to 12 leaves
Fennel seeds                                    -     1 teaspoon
Ajwain                                              -     1 pinch
Rava/sooji                                        -     1 teaspoon
Oil                                                   -      To deep fry
Salt                                                 -       as needed


Method:

  • Wash well and Soak the Bengal gram for 1-1/2 hours.
  • Grind the gram without adding water. remember not to paste but coarse.add 2 tablespoon of bengal gram(kept separate).
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Now add Onion,Green chilli,Curry leaves,Fennel seeds,Ajwain,Rava,Salt to the ground bengal and mix well.
  • Now make the coarse gram mix to small round balls and press the middle part slightly to get the shape of vada.
  • Now deep fry them until they are golden brown.
  • Serve them hot with coriander chutney or sauce....simply YUM:)

Wash well and Soak the Bengal gram for 1-1/2 hours,separate 2 tablespoon bengal gram from this.

Grind the gram without adding water. remember not to paste but coarse,add 2 tablespoon of bengal gram(kept separate).


Now add Onion,Green chilli,Curry leaves,Fennel seeds,Ajwain,Rava,Salt to the ground bengal and mix well.

Now make the coarse gram mix to small round balls and press the middle part slightly to get the shape of vada.

Now deep fry them until they are golden brown.

Hot and simply YUMMM...

Note:
  • Adding Dry red chilli with some smashed garlic enhances the taste.
  • Add the salt in the last mixing process so that the mixture will not ooze water.